icterus, due to disintegration of the blood-corpuscles, is an ominous symptom.
icterus, symptomatic of the affection, has not been observed.
But, on the contrary, icterus has rarely been noted in scurvy.
Other species of icterus also frequent the vast cattle-herds of the South American plains.
icterus phœniceus (red-winged blackbird), Umbazookskus River.
A slight degree of icterus may be present in both acute and chronic cases.
icterus and a swollen abdomen—the rest was essentially normal.
We saw, in the neighbourhood, the beautiful yellow-headed icterus xanthocephalus.
icterus, ik′te-rus, n. the jaundice: a yellowish appearance in plants.
In May, groups of orchard orioles (icterus spurius) have been observed in coffee-trees, seemingly attracted by the blossoms.
1706, medical Latin, from Greek ikteros "jaundice," also the name of a yellowish bird the sight of which was supposed, by sympathetic magic, to cure jaundice. As a zoological genus, from 1713.
icterus ic·ter·us (ĭk'tər-əs)